Presented at the Toy Fair 2017 that is taking place these days in New York the new drone of the PowerUp Toys paper, known as the manufacturer of famous airplanes operated radio card, which have been a great success on Kickstarter.
The main novelty of this company at the fair is the PowerUp FPV: a kit with everything you need to assemble a micro drone consists of two electric motors, a video camera that can transmit WiFi video streaming live to see on a smartphone Android or iOS inserted in a cardboard (so as to achieve the effect of a virtual helmet).
Middle there is also the famous Parrot, in fact, the young company has svilupatto with it the technology necessary for this small airplane fpv, especially developed video streaming system.
The partnership with the French electronics giant was born a couple of years ago when Goitein, founder of PowerUp Toys has met Henri Seydoux, founder of Parrot at CES in Las Vegas.
Now we see the technical characteristics of this small drone that is sweeping many fans to micro models of PowerUp Toys: The autonomy is about 10 minutes with a range of 90 meters and a maximum speed of up to 32 kmh, which may vary depending on the paper airplane design, its weight is about 80 grams. In the States the PoweUp FPV costs $ 199.
This model can be driven either by the movement of the head or through a mobile device (tilting it veers right or left their smartphone).
If you want to spend less than $ 199 we can choose the PowerUp 3.0. As for the older brother even that is sold in kit (evolution of the original model) allows you to fly a paper airplane via smartphones but without the FPV video streaming. In this case the maximum speed is of 8 kmh and the flight range and about 10 minutes.